Golden State Warriors Regular Season Rosters

1986-1987 Golden State Warriors Regular Season Roster

Jersey Player Pos HT WT YOS Pre-Draft Team Draft Status Nationality
  Wendell Alexis F 6-8 220 0 Syracuse 1986 Rnd 3 Pick 12 United States
5 Greg Ballard F 6-7 215 9 Oregon 1977 Rnd 1 Pick 4 United States
2 Joe Barry Carroll FC 7-0 225 5 Purdue 1980 Rnd 1 Pick 1 United States
32 Lester Conner G 6-4 180 4 Oregon State 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 14 United States
21 Sleepy Floyd PG 6-3 170 4 Georgetown 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
25 Kevin Henderson SG 6-4 195 0 Cal State Fullerton 1986 Rnd 3 Pick 3 United States
32 Rod Higgins FC 6-7 200 4 Fresno State 1982 Rnd 2 Pick 8 United States
30 Ben McDonald F 6-8 210 1 UC Irvine 1984 Rnd 3 Pick 3 United States
10 Perry Moss G 6-2 185 3 Northeastern 1982 Rnd 3 Pick 23 United States
17 Chris Mullin SF 6-7 215 1 St. John's 1985 Rnd 1 Pick 7 United States
45 Purvis Short SF 6-7 210 8 Jackson State 1978 Rnd 1 Pick 5 United States
11 Clinton Smith F 6-6 210 0 Cleveland State 1986 Rnd 5 Pick 4 United States
13 Larry Smith PF 6-8 215 6 Alcorn State 1980 Rnd 2 Pick 1 United States
20 Terry Teagle SG 6-5 195 4 Baylor 1982 Rnd 1 Pick 16 United States
8 Chris Washburn C 6-11 225 0 NC State 1986 Rnd 1 Pick 3 United States
33 Jerome Whitehead C 6-10 220 8 Marquette 1978 Rnd 2 Pick 19 United States

1986-1987 Golden State Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters S. Floyd C. Mullin R. Higgins L. Smith J. Carroll
Rotation P. Moss T. Teagle P. Short B. McDonald J. Whitehead
Rotation     G. Ballard   C. Washburn
Lim PT   L. Conner C. Smith    

1986-1987 Pacific Division Standings

RankTeamRecordGB
1Los Angeles Lakers65-17-
2Portland Trail Blazers49-3316
3Golden State Warriors42-4023
4Seattle SuperSonics39-4326
5Phoenix Suns36-4629
6Los Angeles Clippers12-7053

1986-1987 Golden State Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Larry Smith Player Of The Week (03/29/87)
Sleepy Floyd Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1987)
Joe Barry Carroll Western All-Star Coaches Selection (1987)

1986-1987 Golden State Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Joe Barry Carroll 81 33.6 21.2 7.3 2.6 1.1 1.5 2.8
Sleepy Floyd 82 37.4 18.8 3.3 10.3 1.8 0.2 3.4
Chris Mullin 82 29.0 15.1 2.2 3.2 1.2 0.4 1.9
Terry Teagle 82 20.1 11.2 2.2 1.3 0.8 0.2 1.4
Larry Smith 80 29.7 8.8 11.5 1.2 0.9 0.7 1.7
Rod Higgins 73 20.5 8.6 3.2 1.3 0.5 0.3 1.0
Purvis Short 34 27.9 18.3 4.0 2.5 1.3 0.2 2.0
Greg Ballard 82 19.3 7.1 4.1 1.3 0.6 0.2 0.9
Jerome Whitehead 73 12.9 5.1 3.6 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.7
Ben McDonald 63 20.4 5.6 2.9 1.3 0.4 0.1 0.7
Perry Moss 64 10.9 3.6 1.5 1.4 0.7 0.0 0.9
Chris Washburn 35 11.0 3.8 2.9 0.5 0.2 0.2 1.1
Clinton Smith 41 8.3 3.1 1.4 1.1 0.3 0.0 0.6
Kevin Henderson 5 9.0 1.6 0.6 2.2 0.2 0.0 0.8

1986-1987 Golden State Warriors Roster Composition

Selected via Draft

Joe Barry Carroll was selected as the #1 pick in the First Round of the 1980 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors. Joe Barry Carroll signed a multi-year contract with the Golden State Warriors on September 25, 1980. Joe Barry Carroll re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Golden State Warriors on July 1, 1985.

Lester Conner was selected as the #14 pick in the First Round of the 1982 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors. Lester Conner signed a multi-year contract with the Golden State Warriors on November 12, 1982.

Chris Mullin was selected as the #7 pick in the First Round of the 1985 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors. Chris Mullin signed a multi-year contract with the Golden State Warriors on November 6, 1985.

Purvis Short was selected as the #5 pick in the First Round of the 1978 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors. Purvis Short signed a multi-year contract with the Golden State Warriors on August 1, 1978. Purvis Short signed a multi-year extension with the Golden State Warriors on June 29, 1983.

Clinton Smith was selected as the #4 pick in the 5 Round of the 1986 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors. Clinton Smith signed a multi-year contract with the Golden State Warriors on September 30, 1986.

Larry Smith was selected as the #1 pick in the Second Round of the 1980 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors. Larry Smith signed a multi-year contract with the Golden State Warriors on September 1, 1980. Larry Smith signed a multi-year extension with the Golden State Warriors on November 14, 1981. Larry Smith signed a multi-year extension with the Golden State Warriors on May 29, 1985.

Chris Washburn was selected as the #3 pick in the First Round of the 1986 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors. Chris Washburn signed a multi-year contract with the Golden State Warriors on September 12, 1986.

Acquired via Trade

Greg Ballard was acquired in a trade by the Golden State Warriors from the Washington Wizards on June 17, 1985.

Sleepy Floyd was acquired in a trade by the Golden State Warriors from the New Jersey Nets on February 6, 1983. Sleepy Floyd re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Golden State Warriors on October 8, 1986.

Jerome Whitehead was acquired in a trade by the Golden State Warriors from the San Diego Clippers on June 9, 1984. Jerome Whitehead signed a multi-year extension with the Golden State Warriors on April 1, 1985.

Acquired via Free Agency

Rod Higgins signed a contract as a free agent with the Golden State Warriors on October 2, 1986.

Ben McDonald signed a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Golden State Warriors on September 24, 1986.

Perry Moss signed a contract as a free agent with the Golden State Warriors on November 6, 1986.

Terry Teagle signed a contract with the Golden State Warriors on March 11, 1985. Terry Teagle re-signed to a multi-year contract as a free agent with the Golden State Warriors on May 29, 1985.

1986-1987 Golden State Warriors Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Dan Finnane Owner 1986-1987 N/A
Jim Fitzgerald Owner 1986-1987 Owner (Milwaukee Bucks, 1975 to 1985)
George Karl Head Coach 1986-1987 Head Coach (Cleveland Cavaliers, 1984 to 1986)
Donnie Nelson Lead Assistant Coach 1986-1987 Regional Scout (Milwaukee Bucks, 1984 to 1986)
Jack McMahon General Manager 1986-1987 Head Coach (Houston Rockets, 1967 to 1970)